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  • [member-created with abctools] Unscramble the words from "jackrabbit" to "gila monster".
  • Two puzzles, from "bobcat" to "water" and a simpler one from "cactus" to "water", both with answers.
  • Four different camel bookmarks.
  • Use this Venn diagram to compare dromedary and Bactrian camels.
  • Make as many words as you can from DROMEDARY.
  • Make as many words as you can from DESERT HABITAT.
  • Pictures with words make these six cards useful for a variety of activities: flashcards, picture prompts, etc. Print two sets for a memory game.
  • [Created with abctools] Find the desert-theme words from "Arabian" to "toads" in this cactus-shaped word search.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Snakes' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Snakes'. Use the acrostic form ("SLITHER") to write a poem about snakes.
  • Use for center sign or booklet cover.
  • Do you know the difference between a dromedary and a Bactrian? Which one has two humps? Your students will know this and more after this thorough reading comprehension.
  • "I see a hare." Grayscale illustrations of the desert and its inhabitants.
  • [member-created document] Trace and cut out. This 15-page, sun-shaped shapebook presents desert-related vocabulary.
  • Sign with full color illustration.
  • Blank border paper with instructions to write a travel brochure for a desert destination.
  • Certificate of completion with color, desert-theme border.
  • "_____ has successfully completed the Desert Unit." Certificate with color desert-theme border.
  • 1 DOWN: Poisonous insect found in the desert
  • Fun desert-themed late assignment tracker, homework notices, assignment notices, and grading sheet.
  • Plan and write a story set in a desert habitat with this handy form. Includes instructions, writing prompts and lined paper for writing.
  • Review and practice spelling that tricky pair, "desert" and "dessert".
  • Two printable cards with graphics for writing facts about the desert.
  • Report planner, KWL, and a lined page to write a report about deserts. This also includes a survey and graph for favorite desert animal.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Desert' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Desert'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using desert themes. Includes border paper for final drafts.
  • Read the graphs and tables and answer the questions on these desert topics, from animal characteristics to tourist visits.
  • Practice map skills by identifying habitats on this world map.
  • Full page format for students to write a report on desert plants.
  • Two printable cards with graphics for writing facts about camels.
  • Use this form to organize Know, Want to know, and Learned material about camels.
  • Report planner, KWL, and a lined page to write a report about camels.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Camels' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Camels'. Write an acrostic poem about camels. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Camels (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Camels (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using the theme of camels.
  • "Find these deserts on a world map. Next to each name put the name of the continent they are in."
  • List of desert insects and spiders to research, with a list of targeted questions to answer in a box. The boxes can be cut out to make a bulletin board display.
  • List of desert insects to research, including lines for writing what you find out.
  • Trace and cut out this cactus outline for a great shapebook.
  • Two printable cards with graphics for writing facts about the desert.
  • Use this Venn diagram to compare two deserts.
  • [Created with abctools] Find the desert-theme words from "bobcat" to "water" in this cactus-shaped word search.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Desert' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Desert'. Use this acrostic form to write a poem about the desert.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Desert Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Desert Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Instructions for performing an experiment to learn about evaporation.
  • Two printable cards with graphics for writing facts about water or evaporation.
  • Lined border paper with illustration of camels at the top and bottom.
  • Elementary-lined paper with cute illustrations of camels at the top and bottom. Portrait orientation.
  • Use for center sign or booket cover.
  • "I see a hare." Color illustrations of the desert and its animals.
  • Nothing lifeless about this: plants, animals, and people who live in the desert are all included. This desert unit also includes vocabulary work, grammar reviews, a writing prompt, and word problems.
  • [member-created with abctools] From "badger" to "yucca moths". These vocabulary building word strips are great for word walls.
  • From "beetle" to "red velvet mites". These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
  • Colorful habitat sign
  • "I see a hare." Blackline drawings of the desert and its inhabitants.
  • "I see a hare." Black outlines of animals in the desert habitat.
  • To use this informative four-page poster of desert landforms (mesa, desert, butte, dune) print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the poster for longer use.
  • To use this colorful and informative four-page poster of desert landforms (mesa, desert, butte, dune) print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the poster for longer use.
  • Use this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to the Desert (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to the Desert (elem/upper elem)'. Write a booklet report about a real or imaginary trip to the desert. These pages include directions for writing specific information about your trip, including animals, plants, and sights, and daily journal pages. Prompts develop narrative, persuasive, and descriptive writing skills.
  • Use this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to the Desert (elem/upper elem) - cover only' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to the Desert (elem/upper elem) - cover only'. Cover page for a booklet-report about a real or imaginary trip to the desert. Writing prompts to go with the cover are available on our member site.

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